American Forests

American Forests is creating healthy and resilient forests from cities to wilderness that deliver essential benefits for climate, people, water and wildlife.

American Forests inspires and advances the conservation of forests, which are essential to life. We do this by:
– protecting and restoring threatened forest ecosystems;
– promoting and expanding urban forests; and
– increasing understanding of the importance of forests.

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LATEST AMERICAN FOREST WEBSITE ARTICLES:

  • American Forests Statement on American Jobs Plan
    March 31, 2021 In response to United States President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan, American Forests President and CEO Jad Daley released the following statement: “American Forests applauds President Biden’s bold proposal to rebuild America’s infrastructure with a clear focus on climate action and equity, including broad-based economic opportunities. This plan will put The post American Forests Statement on American Jobs Plan appeared first on American Forests.
  • Job Posting: Director of Human Resources
    Job Posting: Director of Human Resources SUMMARY: Director of Human Resources is the guardian and champion of American Forests’ culture and will be responsible for and lead all aspects of human resources for AF including developing strategies to ensure that HR initiatives and programs such as recruitment, onboarding, team-building and recognition, professional The post Job Posting: Director of Human Resources appeared first on American Forests.
  • New Platform Charts Ambitious, Bipartisan Course to Revive, Restore America’s National Forests
    New Platform Charts Ambitious, Bipartisan Course to Revive, Restore America’s National Forests New Platform Charts Ambitious, Bipartisan Course to Revive, Restore America’s National Forests Ecologically Appropriate, Climate-Informed Reforestation, Management Will Protect Clean Water, Create Jobs, Address Climate Crisis WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 24, 2021) — America’s national forests need crucial The post New Platform Charts Ambitious, Bipartisan Course to Revive, Restore America’s National Forests appeared first on American Forests.
  • Job Posting: Project Manager, LRGV Forest Restoration
    Job Posting: Project Manager, LRGV Forest Restoration Forest restoration is a tool of critical importance for realizing species conservation goals in the U.S. In any one geography, significant amounts of time and resources are necessary to realize this most tangible of solutions to population declines due to habitat fragmentation. Where planning is The post Job Posting: Project Manager, LRGV Forest Restoration appeared first on American Forests.
  • Want to plant billions of trees? Invest in nurseries first.
    By Brian Kittler, American Forests’ Senior Director of Forest Restoration As the world barrels towards 1.5 degrees of planetary warming, healthy forests are coming into laser focus as the best nature-based solution for slowing climate change. In the United States, the opportunity to create healthy forests is enormous. The Reforestation Hub shows that The post Want to plant billions of trees? Invest in nurseries first. appeared first on American Forests.
  • New Study: U.S. Needs to Double Nursery Production
    1.7 Billion More Trees Needed to Meet Climate, Jobs, Fire Recovery Goals March 2, 2021 Washington, DC: In order to realize the full potential of reforestation in the United States, the nation’s tree nurseries need to increase seedling production by an additional 1.7 billion each year, a 2.4-fold increase over current nursery production. These numbers, taken from a new study, show the promise of increased The post New Study: U.S. Needs to Double Nursery Production appeared first on American Forests.
  • American Forests Awards First Tree Planting for Climate Resilience and Human Health Grant to Rhode Island Health Equity Zone
    A neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island with a high Tree Equity Score. Photo Credit: Eben Dente / American Forests The Pawtucket and Central Falls Health Equity Zone in Rhode Island has been awarded a $100,000 Tree Planting for Climate Resilience and Human Health grant to expand tree cover in neighborhoods that do not have enough trees.  The neighboring cities of Pawtucket and The post American Forests Awards First Tree Planting for Climate Resilience and Human Health Grant to Rhode Island Health Equity Zone appeared first on American Forests.
  • A New Tool Will Simplify Reforestation Planning
    By Eric Sprague, American Forests' Vice President of Forest Restoration  White oaks are known as the “kings” of eastern forests for their huge stature, abundance, and provision of natural benefits like wildlife habitat. But the future of this important species is at risk. There is an almost complete absence of young white oaks in The post A New Tool Will Simplify Reforestation Planning appeared first on American Forests.
  • New Tool: Most Comprehensive Analysis Yet of Reforestation Potential in the United States
    New Tool: Most Comprehensive Analysis Yet of Reforestation Potential in the United States Reforesting 133 Million Acres Could Absorb Carbon Emissions equivalent to 72 Million Cars Arlington, VA: A new tool provides the most comprehensive look to date at the potential to reforest the contiguous United States, focusing on The post New Tool: Most Comprehensive Analysis Yet of Reforestation Potential in the United States appeared first on American Forests.
  • American Forests Statement for Biden-Harris Administration’s Climate Day Announcements
    In response to the Biden-Harris Administration’s announcement today (“Climate Day”) of new executive actions related to climate change, American Forests issued this statement from Jad Daley, its president and chief executive officer: “The Biden-Harris Administration makes every day feel like ‘Climate Day’ for American Forests and other organizations that have long been working toward bold The post American Forests Statement for Biden-Harris Administration’s Climate Day Announcements appeared first on American Forests.

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